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By submitted, 04/16/18 8:58 AM

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Hope Livestock Auction, Hope, AR
Weighted Average Report for Thursday Apr 12, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  926    Last week: 1013     Last year: 989

   Compared to last week: Feeder steers 5.00-9.00 higher.  Feeder heifers under
600 lbs 4.00-8.00 higher, over 600 lbs steady. Slaughter cows steady to 2.00
lower.  Slaughter bulls steady.
   Supply included 570 feeder calves, 207 yearlings, 20 replacement cows, 105
slaughter cows; 24 slaughter bulls. Feeder supply consisted of 40 percent
English and English crosses; 34 percent Exotic and Exotic crosses; 26 percent
Brahman and Brahman crosses.  Feeder supply included 56 percent steers and
bulls; 44 percent heifers.

Please Note:
The below USDA LPGMN price report is reflective of the majority of classes and
grades of livestock offered for sale.  There may be instances where some sales
do not fit within reporting guidelines and therefore will not be included in the
report.  Prices are reported on a per cwt basis, unless otherwise noted.

Feeder Steers                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   18    300-345    322    190.00-215.00     197.96
   13    350-390    370    180.00-195.00     186.19
   18    400-445    414    175.00-185.00     177.90
   26    450-490    473    168.00-176.00     172.26
   13    500-545    517    163.00-173.00     166.51
   22    550-595    573    155.00-165.00     159.32
    9    600-645    618    150.00-160.00     154.19
   21    605-605    605       163.00         163.00   Value Added
    7    660-685    672    143.00-155.00     150.56
    2    720-725    723    138.00-142.00     139.99
                             Medium and Large 2
   13    300-340    322    155.00-170.00     161.18
    7    355-390    377    150.00-160.00     154.42
   16    400-445    421    145.00-155.00     150.12
    8    450-490    466    140.00-150.00     144.12
    4    515-535    525    135.00-145.00     140.01

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   11    300-345    327    160.00-175.00     167.30
   10    350-395    373    155.00-165.00     161.03
   26    400-445    423    148.00-162.00     153.44
   23    450-495    477    145.00-155.00     149.75
   30    500-545    516    138.00-150.00     146.45
   20    555-595    575    138.00-148.00     144.78
   10    600-630    616    130.00-140.00     135.80
    1    605-605    605       155.00         155.00   Replacement
    1    685-685    685       130.00         130.00
    3    720-745    730    120.00-125.00     123.34
                             Medium and Large 2
    8    305-340    323    140.00-145.00     143.13
    5    370-395    382    138.00-145.00     140.64
    4    405-440    425    130.00-138.00     134.54
    3    450-490    470    125.00-135.00     129.93
    3    520-545    537    123.00-130.00     125.94
    1    585-585    585       120.00         120.00

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    450-485    468    155.00-160.00     157.97
    7    500-520    510    148.00-155.00     150.88
    6    555-585    569    140.00-150.00     145.97
    7    600-640    618    135.00-140.00     137.69
    1    665-665    665       138.00         138.00
    2    705-740    723    124.00-125.00     124.49
    1    795-795    795       122.00         122.00

   Replacement Cows: Pre-tested for bangs; pregnancy; and age.
 Medium and Large 1-2:
   Age            Weight    Months Bred           Price
2-6 year old     950-1270   second & third stage  90.00-110.00
7-10 year old    900-1175   second & third stage  70.00-85.00
3-5 year old     800-1000   open grazing cows     80.00-88.00

   Cow-Calf Pairs: 
 Medium and Large 1-2:
   Age         Cow Weight   Calf Wt      Price 
2-6 year old    900-1250    100-200      1150.00-1325.00 per pair
7-10 year old   900-1175    100-200      850.00-1000.00 per pair

   Slaughter Cows:  
          %Lean    Weight    Average Dress  High Dress     Low Dress
Breakers  75-80%  1200-1450  54.00-59.00                 
Boners    80-85%   950-1300  60.00-68.00                   49.00-55.00
Lean      85-90%   900-1100  54.00-62.00 
Light     85-92%   700-950   44.00-50.00 

   Slaughter Bulls: 
            Weight   Average Dress    High Dress      Low Dress
Y.G. 1-2  1000-2100  81.00-90.00                       69.00-75.00

Source: AR Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Little Rock, AR
        Jeff Milam, 501-671-2200 www.ams.usda.gov/lsmnpubsLR_LS146.txt